Star Wars: Age Of Resistance: Special #1

Writer: Tom Taylor, G. Willow Wilson, Chris Eliopoulos Artist: Elsa Charretier, Matteo Buffagni, Javier Pina Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 31, 2019 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 9
7.8Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

A ONE-SHOT SPECIAL FEATURING YOUR FAVORITE CHARACTERS FROM THE NEW STAR WARS TRILOGY! Star Wars fans first met Resistance leader and confidante of Leia Organa VICE ADMIRAL AMILYN HOLDO at the end of her story in 2017's The Last Jedi-now, witness her triumphant beginning! This July, Hugo Award-winning writer G. Willow Wilson (MS. MARVEL) explores a pivotal conflict in Holdo's early career that will start the young woman down the path to heroic infamy for the rebellion! With her ship at the mercy of a dangerous enemy, it's up to Holdo to outsmart their foe and win the confidence of her compatriots in the process. With art by Elsa Charratier! Th more

  • 8.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Cat Wyatt Jul 31, 2019

    A solid set of short stories from the resistance, full of charismatic moments and interesting artwork. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Patrick Cavanaugh Jul 31, 2019

    The book, as a whole, is still a fun read for fans of the Resistance era of characters, even if the book's potential feels somewhat squandered. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Beat - AJ Frost Jul 31, 2019

    Overall, the Age of Resistance Special accomplishes two things extremely well: it bridges the gap in the Star Wars timeline so that fans feel more connected to the Sequel Trilogy while also allowing readers to appreciate the Sequel Trilogy's new characters. This comic allows these new heroes to shine while also allowing them to take their place within the broader and ever-expanding galaxy. It's a worthwhile journey. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Aug 6, 2019

    Some characters can't sustain their own standard-length comic and I totally get that. I think that both of these main characters could have and even a BB-8 storyline on his own would have worked well. Each of the tales operates well in its space and I like that two of them actually go back to the Age of Rebellion more than anything else in order to reveal what they want to be about. Holdo's story clicks well for me in seeing her becoming more a part of the mission of the Alliance while the opening tale with Maz gives us a little more time with her and the way she's got a real interest in Chewie that just makes me grin. The various teams did a solid job throughout with each of them conveying a nice bit of style to stand apart but also feel a part of the larger whole. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Aug 4, 2019

    Three different stories gave me very different reactions. I enjoyed the final story more than the first and considerably more than the second tale. The visuals are incredibly varied, as are the colors. I would love to see the creators of the final tale get a monthly or limited series involving Star Wars characters. Read Full Review

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